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Blood in semen after umbilical hernia surgery, should I be concerned?

Blood in semen after umbilical hernia surgery, should I be concerned?

Should not be : Related to the surgery, unless you needed a foley catheter. There is something else likely going on and you should see a urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Hernia Surgery (Definition)

There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more


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I had a hernia surgery (with mesh) b4 10 days ago, I have blood in my semen after my 2nd ejeculation the1st one was without blood, should i be worry ?

I had a hernia surgery (with mesh) b4 10 days ago, I have blood in my semen after my 2nd ejeculation the1st one was without blood, should i be worry ?

Unrelated to surgery: most likely not related to your hernia surgery , if you did not have this bleeding before , may not happen again , and if it recurs see your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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There is blood in my semen. I got a hernia surgery done(without mesh) 10 days ago.Will it heal on its own, and will my semen become clear again?

Most likely: Blood in semen (hematospermia) is a common disorder. However, it is uncommon after hernia surgery. Most patients with hematospermia have self-limited symptoms (it gets better on its own). But, since you have a recent operation, you should see your surgeon for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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How much blood under tagaderm is normal after umbilical hernia surgery?

How much blood under tagaderm is normal after umbilical hernia surgery?

Small amount: May be seen under tagaderm dressing , due to skin oozing , call your surgeon and go for follow up visit. ...Read more

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What to do with 840 mililiters blood in abdomen after hernia surgery had hernia repair surgery on testicle was in bad pain 2 weeks later dr said blood floating around in abdomen

Many : Many times the blood you are talking about is bodily fluids tinged with blood. Sometimes you don't even have to drain that fluid. I'm assuming they did because you have an exact measure of 840 milliliters... Either way many times a collection of bodily fluids or even frank blood as long as the bleeding stopped is left alone for your body to deal with. ...Read more

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Would a hernia cause blood in semen?

Would a hernia cause blood in semen?

No it does not: Inguinal hernia does not cause blood in the semen.It is caused by 1 proatatitis 2utis 3stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia 4benign prostatic hypertrophy 5prostate biopsy 6 trauma to retis or prostate 7 cancer of prostate, bladder or reproductive organs but it is not caused by hernia.If you have blood in semen, get it checked by your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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I had umbilical hernia surgery on oct 15 2012. I am having constant discharge of blood with a foul smell ever since then. Dr. Says this is normal ?

I had umbilical  hernia surgery  on oct 15 2012. I am having constant discharge of blood  with a foul smell ever since then. Dr. Says this is normal ?

No: Although some patients may have some initial bloody discharge, persistent drainage should be investigated, particularly if foul smelling. Your surgeon should re-examine you in the office. ...Read more

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Doc says there is approx: "3 units of blood floating around in my abdomum.. Should i be worried? I had hernia surgery on 3/30, dr said it was about 3inches diameter, so pretty large. On 4/20 i went for a follow up w the surgeon and explained my complicati

Hello. : Hello. I certainly hope that your bleeding has stopped. It has been some time since your surgery. Do they plan to get another ct scan to see if blood has resorbed or if there is still bleeding? Often surgeons work in treatment teams, where they can ask for input from colleages. If your surgeon isn't sure how he or she plans to proceed, ask if obtaining a second opinion would be helpful. ...Read more

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Last week i had open inguinal hernia surgery and had my incision glued together. How should the incision look by now. Mine looks red like dried blood on it, is this normal and how long is healing.

Last week i had open inguinal hernia surgery and had my incision glued together. How should the incision look by now. Mine looks red like dried blood on it, is this normal and how long is healing.

Hernia surgery: We occasionally will use a "skin glue" to put the skin layer back together. The muscle underneath is sewn. The incision can look a little red, as you mentioned, but if this is increasing or you have drainage or increasing tenderness, these may be signs of an impending infection. At one week after surgery, the incision will not look very good, and will look absolutely fine in several weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more


Dr. David Earle
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Hernia Repair (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more